Despite a Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Committee recommendation against building a K-8 school at the former Eastland Mall, the Charlotte City Council gave a nod to its staff’s plans to continue negotiating a land sale with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. The council also voted ...Read More »
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CHARLOTTE — The city hopes to turn the former Eastland Mall site into a transit-oriented, mixed-use hub that will suite both public and private interests. A concept for the site, which was presented to the city’s Economic Development and Global ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – The City of Charlotte, Mecklenburg County and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools are competing in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s energy-saving competition. More than 5,500 buildings and more than 100 teams are battling it out to see who can save the ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – The school on Hawthorne Lane, north of Central Avenue, has been repurposed several times over the years. It’s been a junior high school and a traditional high school. It was closed for a short period of time and ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – The Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners gave final approval Tuesday night for $317.7 million in capital projects that were initially presented to the board last summer. The capital outlays, some of which will be paid out as late ...Read More »
MATTHEWS – As Christmas approaches, attention naturally turns to evergreens, be they natural or fake. This year in Matthews, some of that attention has been diverted to one particular proposed fake pine, and it wouldn’t be in the corner of ...
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Visitors to Myers Park Mustangs home football games this season will notice quite a bit has changed on the away side of the field since last season. But the pigskin-related renovations are just a piece of a three-phase, roughly $14.4 million construction project at the high school.Read More »
While an improving economy has given Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools the confidence to restart construction projects that stalled during the recession, its board members foresee hardships caused by the ranking system that gives county government control over the scheduling of school projects. After voters approved a $516 million bond package in 2007, the district ramped up construction and spent more than $200 million annually until late 2009, when the economy soured and the county shut its wallet.
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CHARLOTTE – New York-based Turner Construction was chosen as the general contractor on a $15 million renovation project at Garinger High School in northeast Charlotte, according to Mecklenburg County building permit records. The county has issued a building permit to ...Read More »